Alvord, Caleb Mattoon
Alvord, Caleb Mattoon a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Southampton, Mass., May 3, 1815. He received an academical education in his native town; experienced religion at Miccosukee, Fla., in 1839; was licensed to exhort at Marianna in 1841; and to preach at Wetumpka, Ala., in 1842. He followed the profession of teaching until 1858, when he united with the Providence Conference. In 1865 he was appointed a teacher in the Conference Seminary, where he continued until his death, Jan. 6, 1873. Mr. Alvord was characterized by a joyful Christian experience. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1873, p. 39.